Captain Thurmond’s Challenge

A multi-sport off road race including mountain biking, kayaking, and trail running. Leaving from downtown Fayetteville, WV and leading you

Captain Thurmond Challenge Triathlon

Captain Thurmond’s Challenge is an extreme triathlon consisting of 28.5 miles of the most challenging mountain biking, whitewater and trail running the New River Gorge area has to offer! This year, the CTC will be held on August, 5th, 2017 with the starting line in quaint downtown Fayetteville, WV. This race is part of the New River Gorge Challenge Weekend so pack up the friends and family and head on out for a weekend of racing for every level! In addition to the Captain Thurmond’s Challenge on Saturday, August 5th, a charity 5K will also be held in town that morning with proceeds supporting the New River Gorge Learning Co-Op. There is also an awesome FAMILY-FRIENDLY triathlon held Sunday, August 6th in the town of Thurmond, WV, just a short drive from Fayetteville.

2017 Kanawha State Forest Mountain Bike Festival Presented by Star USA Federal Credit Union

Join us at the 2017 Kanawha State Forest Mountain Bike Festival, a showcase of the very best trails in Southern West Virginia. Four days of family fun in the dirt! Riding, racing, food, music and more! Scheduled for Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29, 2017, the festival will include free camping, exciting racing, live music from The Fort Hillbillies, a women’s skills clinic, local food and amazing singletrack. For up to the minute information, visit our Facebook page at Tweet us @ksfmtbfest / #ksfmtbfest. Email us at Directions, parking and course details will be finalized and posted soon here and at KSF MTB Fest is hosting the 31st Annual Black Bear 40k Mountain Bike Race, long billed as the “Scariest Race in the World,” where cross-country racers will find themselves hitting some of the steepest, most technical terrain in West Virginia. The race is part of the West Virginia Mountain Bike Association (WVMBA) race series. ***Top expert male and female XC racer guaranteed $500 payout*** EQUAL PAYOUT FOR FOR MALE AND FEMALE EXPERTS! Need more? Race Short Track and Enduro! The notorious Black Bear Enduro is the third stop in the growing WV Enduro Series. Like the XC race, EQUAL PAYOUT FOR FOR MALE AND FEMALE EXPERTS! Race all three! The fastest expert riders, man and woman, in all three disciplines (STXC, XC & Enduro) win big! Brought to you by the Star USA Federal Credit Union, Kanawha State Forest, West Virginia Mountain Bike Association (WVMBA), WV Enduro Series, Maple Creative (MCWV), BrickStreet Insurance, The Wine Shop, Charleston Bicycle Center, John's Cyclery, Pro Mountain Outfitters, New River Bikes, Tear Jerkers, Inc. and the B&B MTB Crew.

Grand Vue Park Mountain Bike Challenge

Think you have what it takes? Put your trail riding skills to the test in the Grand Vue Park Mountain Bike Challenge, open to all ages! This race is sanctioned by the West Virginia Mountain Bike Association (WVMBA) and will include races in three classes: Expert, Sport and Beginner. All classes will start at the Red Barn at 12:00pm: Expert Class - 23 miles Sport Class - 16 miles Beginner Class - 8 miles The trails of Grand Vue Park consist of 20 miles of single track and portions of our 4 miles of double track. Experience the rolling hills and spectacular views of Grand Vue Park. The first 200 racers registered will receive a race t-shirt, pint glass, camping and bike wash.

2017 Tour de Lake Mountain Bike Race

The 20th riding of the Tour de Lake is the opening race event for the WV Mountain Bike Assoc points series and the USA Cycling West Virginia Mountain Bike State Championship and qualifier for the USAC Mountain Bike Nationals located in 2017 at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Located at one of the premier trail destinations in West Virginia, the Tour de Lake at Charles Fork Lake has a rich history of mountain biking dating back to the early 1990's. On Saturday, March 25th, the event begins with a USAC Short Track Race at the Ben's Run Trails at Chestnut Ridge Winery. On March 26th, the premier event of the Cross Country (XC) race begins at noon.